After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Identify the role the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plays in the context of information reporting requirements of public companies.
- Recognize the purpose, requirements and deadlines for the following: Statement S-1, Statement F-1, Form D, Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 11-K, Form 20-F, Form 40-F, Form 6-K, Form 8-K, Form 3, Form 4, Form 5, the Proxy Statement (DEF14A), Schedule 13D, Form 144, Form S-3, Form S-4 and Form S-8.
- Recognize the requirements for interim and annual financial statements pursuant to Regulation S-X and the requirements for reporting Interactive Data using XBRL.
Tim Gearty is the National Director and Editor-in-Chief for the world’s largest CPA training program, Becker CPA Review. In addition to his editorial leadership, Tim is also Becker's National Lead Instructor, whose taped lectures are seen in over 325 locations throughout the world. Tim is a nationally recognized expert and speaker on a variety of accounting and tax topics, and has appeared as keynote speaker for several Fortune 100 companies as well as many national associations. He has frequently been called upon over the past twenty years to present accounting and tax topics to large groups, organizations, and corporations, accounting firms and in legal proceedings. Tim is a partner in Gearty & McIntyre, LLP, CPA, a firm which has developed a reputation as a specialist in business advisory services, litigation support and forensic accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Public Accountants as well as a trustee of that organization. He holds a BS in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and both a MBA in Finance and Law Degree (JD) from Seton Hall University. Tim is a member of the New Jersey and American Bar Associations.
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